Future Born Cultural Centre

Posted on 1 March 2007 in Barcelona, always!

The future Born Cultural Centre, which will be run by the city History Museum, will open to the public in December 2009. Visitors will be able to walk around freely and observe the remains of the archeological site from a series of walkways, see the restored Born market.

The Born site, with a total of 8.000 square metres now excavated, contains the remains of 62 houses with 23 wells, 11 workshops with 14 ovens, 20 shops and other business, 75 metres of water ducts, 360 metres of streets, 600 square metres of pavements and 360 metres of walls.

Currently, in addition to the document annex, a temporary platform has been erected, which is supported by 340 tonnes of metal girders. This is necessary to protect the archeological remains as well as carry out the renovation work on the roof of the market, planned to start this May and which should be finished by January next year.

More info: http://www.bcn.es/

Born's site

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